University of Texas at Austin
Intensive English Study at ESL Services

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Medium

  • Cost of Attendance

    $1,000—$5,000 Semester

  • Affiliation

    Public

  • Type of School

    Intensive English Program

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes

  • Conditional Admission Available

    No

  • Top Programs

    English Language (ESL), English for Academic Purposes, English for Professionals

  • Setting

    City

  • Accreditation and Certification

    CEA, SACS

  • Type of Housing

    Apartment, Dormitory

  • Social Media

Why study English at UT Austin?

Programs

ESL Services offers two unique intensive English programs.

English Language Program (ELP)

This program consists of seven levels, from beginner to advanced. Each level is divided into four courses- Listening/Speaking, Writing, Reading/Discussion, Grammar/Idioms. Our ELP program prepares students to enter university or college in the US, as well as preparing students who want to improve their English for personal or professional reasons. Students can choose intensive or part-time study depending on their visa.

Academic English Program (AEP)

This program is designed for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree are preparing to enter a Master’s or Ph.D. program. AEP has four levels: low-intermediate, intermediate, high-intermediate, and advanced. The core AEP courses are: Academic Writing, Grammar and Idioms, Listening/Speaking, and Reading/Discussion. Our average class size is 12 students per class.

Elective Courses

Students may also choose to take elective courses:

  • TOEFL iBT
  • IELTS
  • GRE
  • Pronunciation

Dates and Costs

Session/Dates Weeks AEP/ELP
Intensive
ELP each
course
Elective
Courses
Spring 2018  
January 12 – May 7 (holidays March 12-16)
15 $4995 $1250 $585/*$400
Summer I  2018
June 1 – August 13 (holiday July 4)
10 $3350 $840 $585/*$400
Summer II 2018  **AEP only
July 5 – August 13 (holiday July 4)
5 $1770 ------- -------
Fall 2018 
August 24 – December 11 (holidays Sep. 3 and Nov. 21-23)
15 $4995 $1250 $585/*$400

*Discounted tuition for AEP/ELP intensive students

**5-week session for AEP only; this is an intensive session designed for graduate and undergraduate students admitted to a degree program at UT or another US university for the upcoming fall semester. Classes in Listening/Speaking and Reading/Writing meet Monday - Friday, 1:00-5:00pm.

Faculty:

All of ESL Services' current instructors have graduate degrees (9 Ph.D. and 33 Master) or their equivalent, speak at least one foreign language and have taught, traveled, or lived outside the US. Every instructor has experience working in International Education, with many boasting more than 20 years of experience. We also have several TOEFL iBT raters and IELTS examiners among our faculty.

Outstanding Student Services:

  • placement testing and orientation program
  • university ID card
  • access to UT libraries
  • access to UT computer labs, email, & learner management system
  • access to UT health center and counseling center
  • academic advising and workshops
  • immigration advising
  • weekly activity newsletter
  • weekly social activities and English conversation practice
  • PALS conversation partner and language circles program
  • discounts on test preparation classes
  • Institutional TOEFL Examination
  • end of semester reception

About The University of Texas at Austin

UT Austin is one of the top public universities in the US, and is currently ranked one of the top 30 universities in the world. Our university is known for having top 20 programs in business, education, engineering, law, and pharmacy. UT Austin is ranked number one in accounting and Latin American History. UT Austin is one of only 61 members of AAU, the premier organization of research universities. We are the flagship campus for the University of Texas System.

About our International Students

Our students come from over 40 different countries to study English with us at UT Austin.

About Austin

Austin is the capital of Texas, and is a safe, student friendly, culturally diverse, and vibrant city, with many recreational activities. Austin also has a relatively low cost of living compared to other cities its size. Austin consistently ranks high on lists of best places to live, work, and play. Austin is considered to be one of the best cities to live in, best vacation destinations, healthiest cities, environmentally aware, hi tech, and top places for businesses.

 

 

University of Texas at Austin
Intensive English Study at ESL Services


2400 Nueces Street
Austin TX 78705
P: 512-471-2480
CEA
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